Less than 46 kilometers from the capital, Copenhagen, Helsingor is primarily a busy ferry port.
Countless Swedes make the trip across the short stretch of water from Helsingborg for cheap supplies and simply to enjoy a day out.
Built in the Dutch Renaissance style, Frederiksborg is spectacularly well preserved.
The castle lies on three islands in Frederiksborg Lake and was restored in its original style after a fire in 1859.
After a catastrophic fire in 1629, King Christian IV had the castle rebuilt between 16.